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5 Secrets to Extend the Life of Your Barcode Label Printer

5 Secrets to Extend the Life of Your Label Printer | System ID

In this do-more-with-less world, it’s important to protect your hardware investments so they last as long as you need them to. This holds true for your thermal label printer, which is used in conjunction with a barcode system to improve productivity when managing inventory or tracking assets in multiple environments, including warehouses, manufacturing plants, retail stores, healthcare facilities, and government ... Read More »

Ditch Excel to Accelerate Your Inventory Management

Ditch Excel to Accelerate Inventory Management | System ID

Mid-sized businesses know they have to carefully allocate resources to make sure their business can turn a profit and yet many aren’t sure if investing in inventory management software is the best way to use their capital. According to the State of Small Business Report, 46% of SMB’s with 11-500 employees don’t currently track inventory or use a manual inventory ... Read More »

An Instant Connection: A Warehouse and 2D Barcode Scanner

An Instant Connection: A Warehouse and 2D Barcode Scanner | System ID

You know that feeling you get when there’s an instant connection between two people? Well that’s what happens when a 2D barcode scanner walks into a warehouse. Both are happy on their own, but together they accomplish great things, such as: Significantly streamline processes Comply with legislative mandates Turn sluggish sales around Make customers happy Achieve the next level of ... Read More »

Stop Losing Laptops with Asset Management Software

Stop-Losing-Laptops-with-Asset-Management-Software | System ID

Are you tired of losing laptops and other valuable assets? The City of Dallas was. They installed asset management software in a department with 4,500 items and reduced their audit time from three weeks to one day! Organizations everywhere are seeking these kinds of results. Reliable Plant believes it’s possible for companies to transform the way they manage assets. ““The ... Read More »

4 Best Inventory Metrics for Growing Businesses

Four Best Inventory Metrics for Growing Businesses | System ID

Key performance indicators (KPI) demonstrate how well businesses are performing. But it’s not always easy for some companies to measure their KPIs—especially small business owners whose primary focus is on building products.  While great at providing what their customers need, many simply don’t know how to take their companies to the next level. To remain competitive, business owners, IT departments, ... Read More »

UL Compliance Starts with the Right Barcode Labels

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Safety is paramount at home and work. To safeguard people, products, and places, Underwriters Laboratories (UL)—a global independent safety science company with more than 100 years’ experience—created the UL Mark, which is the most accepted certification symbol in the U.S. According to UL, each year global manufacturers make more than 22 billion products that comply with their stringent guidelines. In ... Read More »

Best Compliance Solution? RFID Asset Tracking

Use RFID Asset Tracking for Compliance | System ID

It seems like new government regulations show up every day. This can upset operations as organizations scramble to ensure compliance with federal mandates. They search for help, but struggle to know which company they can trust for advice. What if they are sold expensive systems that don’t deliver the results they desire? There’s one way to ensure compliance with the ... Read More »

Why Are My Inventory Audits Always Incorrect?

Why Are My Inventory Audits Always Incorrect?

Sound familiar? After finally getting around to their annual inventory audits, some businesses uncover major inaccuracies and are puzzled as to their cause. Conducting routine inventory audits using the right inventory management system ensures that items on a balance sheet actually exist and are owned by a company. They also evaluate the condition of the inventory, noting items that are ... Read More »

Manufacturers Want 3rd Party Logistics Partners, Not Suppliers

Manufacturers Want 3rd Party Logistics Partners by System ID

Like many service providers, 3rd party logistics providers (3PLs) face massive changes if they want to compete in the global marketplace. Manufacturers’ needs are changing as technologies, industries, and devices converge. Instead of fragmented services, supply chain companies require integrated solutions that support their business models. This shift is gaining traction as 3PLs expand across geographic regions and target new ... Read More »

Big Data Challenges Wireless Networks, CIOs

Big Data Challenges Wireless Networks, CIOs | System ID

Big data is moving in with adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. And with it comes big challenges for wireless networks and CIOs who must securely manage the influx of information. In their NI Trend Watch 2015 report, National Instruments (NI) summarizes the situation by saying, “The idea of a smarter world where systems with sensors and local ... Read More »